Stevens Institute of Technology invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Assistant Director of Financial Aid. Reporting to the Director of Financial Aid - Operations and Compliance, this is a key staff member in our department.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Performs the federal verification process for Title IV financial aid eligibility including, but not limited to, collecting income tax and other necessary documents and counseling financial aid applicants and their families to ensure compliance with Federal Title IV financial aid regulations.
*Runs and coordinates verification reports to ensure issues are resolved in an accurate and timely manner.
*Revise existing awards to reflect changes in eligibility or allowable budget adjustments.
*Manage and perform professional judgment reviews to determine eligibility for adjusting student's application to accommodate documented, qualifying special circumstances.
*Assist Director and Associate Directors with training of Office of Financial Aid staff.
*Knowledge of federal database applications, including FAA Access to CPS Online, Common Origination and Disbursement (COD), National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) and ED Express.
*Knowledge of common personal computer applications including, but not limited to, MS Outlook and MS Office: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
*Evening and weekend hours as required.
*Other duties as assigned
Applicants should have two to four years of experience in a Financial Aid Office, and a Bachelor's Degree is required. We are seeking someone who is dedicated to providing quality service to students and families, is comfortable in an automated, multi-tasking, detail-oriented position, has strong problem-solving skills, and has had experience managing at least one financial aid program. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with an eye on the ever-changing financial aid landscape, comprehensive knowledge of federal and state financial aid regulations, excellent computer skills, and proficiency in applications, and task management and communication skills. Strong interpersonal, organizational, analytical, and oral and written skills are required.
Stevens Institute of Technology is a private, selective university located on a scenic 55- acre campus on the Hudson River in Hoboken, New Jersey, easily reached from northern and central New Jersey and New York City. Established in 1870, Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science, business, and management. The university has an enrollment of more than 3659 undergraduates and 3624 graduate students. We offer an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for employees and family members. Qualified candidates are encouraged to send their resume and cover letter to: Office of Human Resources, Stevens Institute of Technology, Castle Point on Hudson, Hoboken, NJ
07030. Stevens is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. You can learn more about Stevens at http://www.stevens.edu/sit/.
Financial Aid Operations
General Submission Guidelines:
In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.
Still Have Questions?
If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.edu
Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.
Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure:
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